British PM Johnson and Canadian Justin Trudeau wish happy Eid

Lahore, 20th July: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wished Muslims of the community a happy Eid.

According to details, on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha, British and Canadian premiers have wished the Muslims of Canada and Britain a very happy Eid.

British PM Johnson shared a heartfelt video message on social media. He started the video message by saying ‘Assalamu Alaikum’ (Peace Be Upon You) and wished Muslims all over the world, including the United Kingdom, a happy and prosperous Eid.

He added the past few months had not been easy for anyone and especially for British Muslims, first during Ramadan and later during Eid Lockdown.

In his video message, Johnson pointed out that many people wanted to go for Hajj this year but it was not possible due to the coronavirus pandemic. So he thanked Muslims for making a great sacrifice.

He highlighted how Muslims have been helping the needy during difficult times providing people with food and other necessities. He thanked British Muslim health workers, doctors and NHS staff who took to the front lines and sacrificed their lives in the battle against the global pandemic

Johnson finally appealed to the citizens to maintain social distance and continue the process of testing and tracking the virus.

Boris Johnson also posted a joyous Eid message on his Twitter account:

He wrote, “I would like to wish Muslims celebrating here in the UK and across the world a joyous and blessed Eid al-Adha.”

Meanwhile, the Canadian Prime Minister also shared the Eid message via his Twitter account:

He said, “Tonight, across the country and around the world, Muslims are coming together and observing Eid al-Adha. To everyone celebrating: Eid Mubarak! My full statement: bit.ly/3iqyA4G.”

It is to be noted that Saudi Arabia, Canada, UK, the USA and other countries are celebrating Eid-ul-Adha today after pilgrims in the Saudi Kingdom completed their Hajj rituals on Monday, July 19.

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